Golden Kamuy Season 4 Announced With Trailer and Visual

A fourth season of Golden Kamuy has been announced with a trailer and visual. There is no release date yet, but main staff details were revealed.

Golden Kamuy Season 4 will be produced by Brain’s Base instead of the previous seasons’ Genos Studio, with new staff members including Shizutaka Sugahara (Grimms Notes: The Animation, Rin-ne, and D-Frag! director) as chief director and Takumi Yamakawa (To Your Eternity, In/Spectre, and Grimms Notes: The Animation animation director) as character designer. Returning as series composer and scriptwriter is Noboru Takagi.

Reprising the roles of main duo Saichi Sugimoto and Asirpa are Chikahiro Kobayashi and Haruka Shiraishi respectively.

Golden Kamuy is based on the Shueisha-published historical adventure manga by Satoru Noda, which began in 2014 and has 27 volumes as of September 2021. The manga series has had over 17 million copies printed.

The first and second seasons premiered in 2018 while the third season premiered in 2020. The previous seasons were directed by Hitoshi Nanba, who recently helmed 2021’s I-Chu, with character designs from Kenichi Ohnuki (AMAIM Warrior at the borderline).

Crunchyroll describes the show as:

The story takes place in the mighty Northern field of Hokkaido, the time is in the turbulent late Meiji Era. A post war soldier Sugimoto, aka, “Immortal Sugimoto” was in need of large sums of money for a particular purpose…. What awaited Sugimoto, who stepped into Hokkaido’s Gold Rush with dreams of making a fortune, was a tattoo map leading to a hidden treasure based on hints inscribed on the bodies of convicts in Abashiri Prison?! The magnificent nature of Hokkaido vs vicious convicts and the meeting with a pure Ainu girl, Ashiripa!! A survival battle for a hidden treasure hunt begins! 

Sources: NBCUniversal Anime/Music YouTube channel, Golden Kamuy anime Twitter


After several years of writing for local video game sites, Melvyn currently dedicates his focus to writing news content and the occasional review for Anime Trending. When he's not gaming, painting miniatures, or watching anime, he can be found self-learning Japanese.
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